Previously Rising Stars and RS Assessment
Raise English attainment with targeted, step-by-step intervention for comprehension, writing and grammar
Easily identify gaps and weaknesses in comprehension, grammar and writing using the built-in diagnostic tools
Ensure TA’s have everything needed to lead intervention with clearly structured, pre-planned sessions, pupil resources, audio and supporting videos
Build children’s confidence with fun group activities that carefully introduce, model and practice learning objectives
Link intervention to the wider curriculum and build topic vocabulary with fiction and non-fiction source texts that explore themes such as influential figures, space and computing
Use the assessment tasks and guidance to assess individual pupil progress and decide next steps for learning
Key Stage 2 only
1 ringbinder with photocopiable teacher and pupil resources and CD-ROM containing audio and videos
4 teaching phases (A-D) with 9 units in each. Each unit provides teaching for 6 intervention sessions of 30 minutes each
Units include Neil Armstrong, The Egyptian Enchantment and the Titanic
Key Stage 1 - 2
5 teaching phases (A-E) with 6 units in each. Each unit provides teaching for 6 intervention sessions of 30 minutes each.
Units include The Zookeeper’s Story, A Setting for a Superhero and Space Holiday Letter
Sample units include teaching sessions, pupil worksheets, source texts and audio.
Units topics include historical figures, superheroes, planets and traditional tales.
Use classroom observation and children’s work to identify children who may require intervention in a specific area of the English curriculum.
Select the appropriate On Track English unit
Deliver the unit through 6 intervention sessions (each 20-30 minutes long) including 1 optional assessment session
On the final day of the intervention, assess what each child in the group is able to do independently, using the assessment tasks and guidance, and identify the next steps for their learning.
The resource is so well organised and resourced, that after initial time looking through material with the class teacher and SENCO, the intervention staff could just ‘run with it’
The children enjoy doing the practical tasks such as sorting and matching vocabulary - being detectives ‘within’ a text etc.